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May 13, 2020

Cheers Here: Where to go for Drinks with a View

Gazing out at the Pacific never gets old. If you’re looking for a bar or restaurant with incredible views of the water, you’re in luck: there are plenty of options in San Diego. We’re breaking down a few local favorites,…
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May 4, 2020

How to Bring San Diego to Your Living Room

When you can’t travel to San Diego, what’s the next best thing? A SoCal-inspired staycation! Here are our favorite ways to experience the greatest parts of SD, no matter where you happen to be.
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March 10, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Brett Miller

Want to know where LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Brett Miller, Encinitas local, avid golfer and hospitality branding guru.
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February 23, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Hortense Soulier

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Hortense Soulier, French transplant, fintech operator, and San Diego savant.
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February 13, 2020

The Plant Lovers Guide to San Diego

Crazy plant people, rejoice! We’ve scoped out the most beautiful botanical spaces and stores in San Diego. If you just want to hang out in a beautiful green space, or you’re in the mood to shop for something planty, you’ll…
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February 10, 2020

Day Trip: Julian, CA

The mountain town of Julian is synonymous with apple pie. Head an hour East of San Diego and check out this charming small town - and bring your appetite.
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February 3, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Scott Fisk

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Scott Fisk, Mission Hills resident, San Diego Expert and your KAABOO connection.
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February 1, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Stephanie Sacks

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Stephanie Sacks, Encinitas native, digital designer and entrepreneur.
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January 30, 2020

Kensington: Get to Know This Cute ‘Hood

Kensington is an idyllic, family-friendly neighborhood that totally flies under the radar. If visitors are interested in checking out an adorable part of town that’s free from tourist traps and cheesy chain restaurants, look no further. This quaint community at…
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January 22, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Gabriela Sneider

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Gabriela Sneider, San Diego native, digital marketer & co-founder of Tortuga Del Mar coverups.
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January 21, 2020

Finding Gluten-Free Goodies in San Diego

Gluten-free friends, there’s no need to panic. You can enjoy quintessential San Diego favorites - beer included - while keeping your gluten allergy in check. Read on for a few go-to spots to find gluten-free goodies...this is just the tip…
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January 18, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Chad Smith

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Chad Smith, San Diego native, realtor and surfer, for his recommendations.
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January 13, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Steven Vande Wydeven

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Steven Vande Wydeven, Imperial Beach resident, digital marketer and Bike and Brew aficionado.
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January 13, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Patti Zlaket

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Patti Zlaket, lawyer by day, musician by night.
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January 10, 2020

We Found a Local Coffee Shop to Match Your Favorite Friends Character

The iconic show may be gone from Netflix, but you can still channel your inner Phoebe in San Diego. While San Diego’s beer scene gets most of the attention, our coffee house selection is just as exciting! These are just…
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December 23, 2019

Five Favorite Nail Salons in San Diego

There’s just something about a manicure...it makes us feel like we have our life together. Treat yourself to a little pampering and polish at one of San Diego’s best nail salons. Read on for some local favorites!

THE BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

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September 24, 2019

Lofty Coffee Solana Beach

Stylish coffee shop serving beverages crafted from locally roasted beans, plus pastries & cafe fare.
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September 12, 2019

American Comedy Co.

Headlining comedians plus emerging talent perform at this intimate club in an underground setting.
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September 24, 2019

Better Buzz Pacific Beach

Fun option for creative coffee beverages, sandwiches & acai bowls in a hip, quirky setting.
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January 3, 2020

El Chingon

Lively, two-story destination for Mexican eats & cocktails with tequila & mezcal.
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September 11, 2019

Isabel’s Cantina

Locals line up for inventive fusion fare & buzzy weekend brunches amongst a dim, wood-trimmed space.
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August 25, 2019

Baked Bear – Pacific Beach

Dessert shop for made-to-order ice cream sandwiches with freshly baked cookies, donuts & brownies.
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September 24, 2019

Bird Rock Coffee

Award-winning coffee shop for organic, fair-trade java in stone-and-wood digs with big windows.
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September 12, 2019

Bang Bang

Buzzing club featuring a tunneled entrance, 3 spaces, bottle service & Asian fusion bites.

THE BEST PLACES TO STAY

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September 17, 2019

The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

A dynamic luxury hotel, located a short drive from attractions like The Crossings at Carlsbad, Poinsettia Park and Legoland California.
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August 17, 2019

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

An opulent, palatial resort stretching 400 acres five miles from the coast. Spacious elegant rooms make for relaxing retreats after a day lounging by the pool, hiking nearby canyons, or exploring all that Del Mar has to offer.
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August 28, 2019

The Guild Hotel

San Diego meets the Mediterranean Coast in this ultra chic yet understated hotel. Serving as the YMCA building from the twenties to mid-seventies, it was reconceptualized as a modern, design-forward luxury hotel and opened in 2019. Dine in the gorgeous…
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August 17, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Carmel Valley / Del Mar

In Sorrento Valley on business? This is a great option offering the comfort and conveniences of home. Take advantage of the resort-style pool, indoor/outdoor bar, and of course those signature Doubletree cookies.
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August 19, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Mission Hills

Tucked away between Old Town and Mission Hills, this is a good option for budget conscious travelers. Walking distance to local favorites Dos Brasas taco shop, Home & Away sports bar, and adorable California Bean coffee stand.
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August 9, 2019

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

Just minutes from the SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo, this hotel offers a pool with waterfront views. It also features a waterside deli, restaurant, bar and an outdoor-poolside fire pit.
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August 24, 2019

InterContinental San Diego

Located on the San Diego waterfront, this urban boutique hotel features guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows with striking San Diego Bay views.
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August 17, 2019

Hampton Inn Del Mar / Carmel Valley

In town for an overnight? Not far from UCSD and Torrey Pines State Reserve, this Hampton Inn is all about location. Enjoy quick access to the 5 freeway and get to North County, downtown or the beach in a snap.